Mr Christopher LeBrun, PresidentMr Charles Saumarez Smith, Secretary and Chief ExecutiveMr Tim Marlow, Director of Artistic ProgrammesRoyal Academy of Arts, London 28 March 2017 Dear Sirs, I am writing to you to express my disappointment at the curatorial handling of the exhibition Revolution: Russian Art 1917-1932 currently on display at the RA. Whilst I am…

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De Valera issued a statement saying that “There is in Ireland at this moment only one lawful authority, and that authority is the elected Government of the Irish Republic”. When the First Dáil met in 1919, Éamon de Valera was the president of Sinn Féin and thus the natural choice for leadership. However he had […]

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There’s a real appetite for repair out there. My recent post on the Edinburgh Remakery has been shared over ten thousand times on Facebook. I think it’s the name: ‘Remakery’ is evocative and immediate. I might have to write more about how we promote a culture of repair. Among the many people who got in […]

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Hey, it’s April Fool’s Day! Who’s in the mood for a good prank, or an elaborate hoax story — like Sports Illustrated‘s famous The Curious Case of Sidd Finch? Probably not many of us. In fact, with the way the world is going these days, you’d probably have a hard time determining whether what you read […]

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2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell, Santa Barbara, CA, March 2017 Enlarge Photo Why are two of the very earliest Nissan Leaf owners not happy with their electric car? What can you do personally to cut emissions of climate-change gases that the Trump Administration will no longer regulate? This is our look back at the Week […]

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MOSCOW — Russian submarines have increased combat patrols to the level last seen during the Cold War, the navy chief said Friday. Adm. Vladimir Korolyov said that Russian submarine crews spent more than 3,000 days on patrol last year, matching the Soviet-era operational tempo. “It’s an excellent level,” he said in remarks carried by state…

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